Kenja Communcation leader commits suicide
The Leader, Australia
July 27, 2007
Kenneth Dyers, 85, founder of spiritual organisation, Kenja Communications, was
found dead at his Bundeena home today.
Police went to the house in Crammond Avenue, Bundeena around 11am and found a
man dead from a gunshot wound.
Police media would only say said it was not treating the death as suspicious and
police were preparing a brief for the coroner.
The World War II veteran and co-founder of Kenja Communications, which has
offices in Surry Hills, Parramatta, Canberra and Melbourne, had faced court a
number of times on a range of child sexual assault charges dating back to 1993.
The official website for Kenja Communication today shows a statement that says:
“This is a tragic day for Australia and for the human spirit. Ken Dyers took his
own life today. He was 85, an ex-combat soldier who fought at El Alamein and Lae
and Finschhafen. Ken had been suffering serious ill-health. There has been a
relentless attack on Ken and Kenja for over 20 years. This attack was launched
by spurious, so-called anti-cult groups, some politicians and individuals with
criminal intentions, who have fabricated false allegations of child sexual abuse
against him. To this day there has been no conviction against Ken Dyers, and all
allegations were rejected by the courts.” […]
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Research resources on Kenja CommunicationDyers’ matters were last dealt with in
Downing Centre District Court on May 3, 2007.
He was deemed unfit for trial at the time and a mental health assessment was
His file is marked ‘’date-to-be-fixed for trial'’.
Dyers maintained his innocence throughout, accusing disaffected Kenja members of
According to its website, Kenja Communications is a non-religious group which
helps people to gain `increased spiritual understanding in a physical world’.
Its trademark is the Dyers-pioneered `energy conversion’ meditation technique.
Bundeena resident Neil De Nett said Mr Dyers seemed like a friendly and fit old
“The news stories around him in the last couple of years weren’t really a
subject of gossip for people,'’ Mr De Nett said. “I had read some things in the
paper that were a worry, but as a person I found him quite nice.'’
In a March 2007 Kenja newsletter interview, Dyers explained his concept of
“It’s very hard to sit down and make yourself happy.
“I found that out a long time ago.
“People can only stand a certain amount of happiness before they flow it back to
“I call it double happy: I make you happy, and then you flow it back to me.'’
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